A Welland man died after a fatal head-on collision in West Lincoln on Monday afternoon, according to Niagara Regional Police.

Investigators say officers responded to reports of a crash just before 2:30 p.m. near Canborough and Baldwin Roads.

It’s believed the eastbound black Chevrolet Equinox driven by the 26-year-old from Welland was passing another vehicle when it collided head-on with a Dodge Ram pickup driven by a 55-year-old man from Canfield.

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Both drivers had to be “mechanically” extricated from their vehicles by Lincoln fire crews, according to police.

The Chevy driver was airlifted by Ornge Air Ambulance to an out-of-region trauma centre with critical injuries. He later died in hospital.

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The 55-year-old driver of the pickup suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

Both roads were reopened just before midnight following Monday’s investigation.

 


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